Moniliformis

Moniliformis

(mō-nil'i-fōr'mis),
A genus of the class (or phylum) Acanthocephala, the thorny-headed worms. Moniliformis dubius, the common spiny-headed worm of house rats, is transmitted by infected cockroaches, Periplaneta americana; a few infections in humans have been reported. Moniliformis moniliformis is a species normally found in rodents and is a rare parasite of humans.
[L. monile, necklace, + forma, appearance]

Mo·nil·i·for·mis

(mō-nil'i-fōr'mis)
A genus of thorny-headed worms. A few infections in humans have been reported.
[L. monile, necklace, + forma, appearance]
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Human pentastomiasis caused by Armillifer moniliformis in Malaysian Borneo.
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The helminths Hymenolepis nana Von Siebold, 1852, Hymenolepis diminuta Rudolphi, 1819 and Capillaria hepatica Bancroft, 1893 have been reported as zoonotic, and Moniliformis moniliformis Bremser, 1811 and Raillietina sp.
RBF is a zoonotic systemic illness caused by infection from either the gram-negative bacillus Streptobacillus moniliformis, commonly found in the United States, or the gram-negative rod Spirillum minus, commonly seen in Asia.
Based on the comparison of DNA sequence to GenBank (an open access sequence database produced by NCBI Information), the unidentified fungal species showed high similarity with G moniliformis (synonym G.
Parasitos como Hymenolepis diminuta, Moniliformis moniliformis, Gongylonema neoplasticum, Raiilietina demeranensis y Trichinella spiralis se encuentran en los roedores, donde estos actuarian como reservorios para la transmision al hombre (Parshad, 1999; Stojcevic et al, 2004).
The varied nomenclature of this disease includes Lichen ruber acuminatus verrucosus et reticularis, porokeratosis striata lichenoides, lichen ruber moniliformis.
Rat bite fever (RBF) is a systemic febrile illness caused by either Streptobacillus moniliformis, common in Western countries, or Spirillum minus, which is the most prevalent pathogen in Asia [1,2].
moniliformis, subglutinans, fujikuroi and intermedia basing on mating population, ascospores, perithecia size, phialide type and microconidial formations.